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I served in Berlin in the early 1980s so I could relate to many of the exhibits on show. Very interesting and worth the visit, I was slightly disappointed though that there wasn’t more on show especially from a British perspective.
This museum includes some significant artifacts from the post war and Berlin airlift era.
There is a section of the Berlin Wall; an old East German guard tower; an airplane that was used in the Berlin airlift; one of the original Checkpoint Charlie booties ;...More
There are two small museums next to each with a huge airplane from the war in between. The museums have lots of authentic things from the war--- uniforms, guns, even love letters and cards from soldiers to their sweethearts. It's a real tribute to France,...More
There was a lot to see and I am glad I went. Some very unique artifacts and photos. Perhaps I'm being too hard on the place, but I think it misses the point on conveying the history of the war from the perspective of the...More
Everyone should visit this great museum! We booked in advance, because we did wanted to get on the plane (on rainy days I understand you cannot go inside either). The guide was absolutely perfect for our 5 kids and made the story even more interesting....More
This museum had a lot of interesting information about the history of the theatre as well as WWII in general. It was very tastefully laid out. For English speakers, there was plenty of information available on the various exhibits, inside and outside of the building....More
Very much enjoyed my visit. Spent three hours or so combing through the detailed permanent exhibition, full of fascinating objects, much of which is housed in the US Army movie theatre, built in Art Deco style and opened in 1953. The temporary exhibition ‘100 OBJECTS....More
In suburban Berlin you'll find the neighborhood that was populated by American military officers during the cold war. Among the villas, you'll find the military movie theater which has preserved a number of cold war artifacts including the last Checkpoint Charlie building. You won't find...More
A relatively easy train trip from the Berlin HBf (U3 to Oskar - Helene - Heir station) brings one face to face with remnants of the legacy that was the U.S. presence in Germany 1945 - 1994.
If you want to sense even more what...More